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Extent of Disease Evaluation

Common Metastatic Sites

Spread Primary Site/Mets
Lymphatic Spread Distant lymph nodes include the paraaortic, inguinal and supraclavicular nodes.
Intracavitary Spread Direct extension to the vagina and other pelvic organs
Hematogenous Spread Lung, bone, spine, pelvic nerves

Extent of Disease Evaluation

Definitions

Key words/possible involvement:
Terms which indicate possible involvement by tumor. Common terms are provided, but the list is not all-inclusive.

Other words/no involvement:
Other terms seen in reports which indicate an abnormality but do not indicate a neoplastic process. Common terms are provided, but the list is not all-inclusive.

Key Information

Information to look for in the report of the study. Key information helps define the extent of disease.

Diagnostic Studies